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Episode 196
World (Flash) None
World (HTML5) 40
Levels 2916-2930
Characters Mr. Yeti
Champion title Dessert Deserter
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Bobber.png in 3-Layer MultiLock.png
Bobber.png in 5-Layer MultiLock.png
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Release date Windows 10 version - 15 November 2017
Web version - 22 November 2017
Mobile version - 29 November 2017
Difficulty Extremely Hard
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Banana Buffet is the 196th episode in Candy Crush Saga and the first episode of World 40 (HTML5). This episode was released on 22 November 2017. The champion title for this episode is Dessert Deserter.


Mr. Yeti needs help with the harvest, as the bananas are everywhere. Tiffi works swiftly, and makes them all into a delicious banana split.

New things[]

  • Bobbers in sugar chests (two-layered, three-layered and five-layered) are introduced in level 2919.
  • One-layered frosting appears in five-layered chests for the first time in level 2918.


This episode contains levels 2916-2930.

Banana Buffet is an extremely hard episode, with a mean of 6.2. It contains one hard level: 2928, one very hard level: 2930, five extremely hard levels: 2919, 2920, 2925, 2926, and 2927, and two nearly impossible levels: 2916 and 2918. This episode also contains level 2922, the first three-coloured moves level and also an anomalous very easy level in such a high episode. Overall, this episode is much easier than the previous episode, Lunar Landing.

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0 8 2 3 2
The easiest :
Level 2923
The hardest :
Level 2918
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1 10 4
Sugar Drop icon.png Sugar Drop levels
Mixed new.png Level 2917 Mixed new.png Level 2925 Jelly new.png Level 2930
Lockedhard.png Hexagon levels
Level 2924 Level 2927 Level 2930

 Difficulty code summary (details here)

NoneVery EasyEasySomewhat EasyMediumSomewhat HardHardVery HardExtremely HardNearly ImpossibleVariable

0 1 1 0 1 3 1 1 5 2 0



  • This is the seventh episode exclusive to HTML5 and the first time Mr. Yeti appears on a HTML5-exclusive episode.
  • This episode continues the trend of being released a week early on Windows 10 version. However, the next episode was released at the same time on this version.
  • The name of the champion title is very similar to the name of the episode Dessert Desert.
  • This episode shares its first word with Banana Beach.
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